Autismo e psicoterapia della Gestalt: un ponte dialogico possibile

Author/s Antonio Narzisi, Rosy Muccio
Publishing Year 2016 Issue 2015/1
Language Italian Pages 13 P. 49-61 File size 83 KB
DOI 10.3280/GEST2015-001004
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Autism and Gestalt Therapy: a Feasible Dialogical Bridge - Antonio Narzisi, Rosy Muccio The main objectives of this study are: (a) to describe the clinical features of autism spectrum disorders to try to build a dialogical bridge with the Gestalt psychotherapy and (b) to start to develop a hermeneutic reading of the autism spectrum disorders according to the theory of Gestalt psychotherapy.

Keywords: Autism, Gestalt, diagnosis, treatment, infancy.

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Antonio Narzisi, Rosy Muccio, Autismo e psicoterapia della Gestalt: un ponte dialogico possibile in "QUADERNI DI GESTALT" 1/2015, pp 49-61, DOI: 10.3280/GEST2015-001004